St. Jude Reopening

We are happy to announce that we have received certification from the Diocese of Joliet to reopen for public Mass under diocesan guidelines for health and safety. 

Public Mass will be held this weekend on Saturday, June 6th at 4:00 pm in the Gym and Sunday, June 7th at 8:00 am, 10:00 am, and 12:00 pm in the gym.  Mass will be held in the gym so that we can accommodate our regular Mass attendance, while still observing the 6 ft social distancing guidelines. 

As we are all learning how to operate under the new safety guidelines for Mass, we ask that you please make a reservation online HERE or by calling the rectory at

815-725-2209, so that we can get an accurate count for Mass attendance and make the necessary arrangements for seating.  God bless you!

How can I help?

We need many hands to help under the new safety regulations. Due to Diocesan and CDC guidelines we can only accept volunteers 60 or under with no underlying health conditions. You can sign-up to help with set-up, clean-up or as a greeter here.